Jessica Howard Director - Accounting Technical Services
Jessica is a Director in the Accounting Technical Services team and has 10 years specialist experience from providing financial reporting and accounting technical advice to clients under both UK GAAP and International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS). Jessica specialises in the FRS 102 following her appointment with the Financial Reporting Council to assist with the development of new standards.
The Accounting Technical Services team is a client-facing team and therefore Jessica regularly deals with technical issues directly with her clients, ranging from large international corporate clients to smaller owner-managed UK businesses. Jessica’s main experience covers the following areas:
- IFRS and FRS 102 transition support and conversion projects
- Accounting opinions and application advice
- Compliance and disclosure reviews
- Seminar and workshop training
Jessica also specialises in providing accounting technical advice to clients operating in the infrastructure sector and has supported many clients with conversion to IFRIC 12, and Section 34 under FRS 102, for service concession arrangements. Jessica’s main experience covers the following areas across the Health, Education, Transport, and Energy-from-Waste sectors:
- Application of the accounting requirements within financial models
- Scoping assessments under IFRIC 12 and Section 34 (FRS 102)
- Accounting opinions for bid submissions
Jessica’s vast experience means she has the unique skills to provide practically-driven advice and support to deal with accounting and financial reporting issues. She is able to provide clear, concise and tailored guidance to businesses.